Flow down like silver : Hypatia of Alexandria : a novel (Book, 2009) [Beloit College]
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Flow down like silver : Hypatia of Alexandria : a novel

Flow down like silver : Hypatia of Alexandria : a novel

Author: Ki Longfellow
Publisher: Belvedere, Calif. : Eio Books, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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As the declining Roman Empire fights for its life and emerging Christianity fights for our souls, Hypatia of Alexandria is the last great voice of reason. A woman of sublime genius in a man's world, Hypatia stands head and shoulders above not only all women... but all men. --Back cover.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
Named Person: Hypatia; Hypatia
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ki Longfellow
ISBN: 9780975925591 0975925598
OCLC Number: 430522394
Description: 295 pages : map ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Hypatia of Alexandria
Responsibility: Ki Longfellow.

Abstract:

As the declining Roman Empire fights for its life and emerging Christianity fights for our souls, Hypatia of Alexandria is the last great voice of reason. A woman of sublime genius in a man's world, Hypatia stands head and shoulders above not only all women... but all men. --Back cover.
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Nothing else like it

by Lieabout (WorldCat user published 2010-06-11) Excellent Permalink

There's not much out there about Hypatia of Alexandria and what there is isn't world class.  Kind of understandable considering what's left of her work and her life.  But reading this "novel," got me as close to her as I ever expect to get.  This is a wonderful book and though it might...
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When movie arrives

by Hypatialover (WorldCat user published 2009-11-13) Excellent Permalink

When the movie called AGORA is allowed to play in this county (think it has a release date of sometime in December 2009), the sales of this book should jump.  As Americans we haven't heard about Hypatia of Alexandria but when the movie opens that will change for a lot of people.  And then...
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Out of the Shadows

by OlympiaOh (WorldCat user published 2009-09-30) Excellent Permalink

A beautiful book about a forgotten woman I suspect is coming back with a huge bang. This is the book that will show her most thrillingly. Great read. Great woman.

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I am now a humble fan

by JoneJ (WorldCat user published 2009-09-15) Excellent Permalink

 

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I'm still sniffling. This is more than historical literature,...
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Brilliant second in series

by Shaggybag (WorldCat user published 2009-09-10) Excellent Permalink

After I read The Secret Magdalene by this author, I could not wait to read her next book, also a work with the search for eternal meaning at its core.  This one concerns Hypatia of Alexandria, one of the world's brilliant forgotten women.  Hypatia was a mathematician, a philosopher (the...
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